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Delta Gamma sorority and Meadows Museum launch partnership for sight-impaired visitors

The Delta Gamma Foundation of Dallas and the Meadows Museum at SMU have partnered to implement the Delta Gamma Student Docent Program. Members of the Alpha Upsilon chapter of the Delta Gamma sorority at SMU will work with Meadows Museum

Dallas News, Al Día, and SMU launch initiative to help Hispanic families navigate early education

Prof. Doris Baker is working with Al Día and The Dallas Morning News to implement a child literacy program. The program was launched Nov. 22 during a carnival at Walnut Hill Recreation Center in Dallas. There, children sat on the

Church brings hope to Ebola-infected families

The Rev. Anna Kaydor Labala — an alumna of SMU Perkins School of Theology (C.M.M., ’05) and associate pastor of Miller McAllister United Methodist Church in Ganta, Liberia — is working on the front lines of the Ebola epidemic in West

SMU Law School wins Texas Access to Justice Award

Calling SMU Dedman School of Law’s longstanding legal assistance to the poor “truly extraordinary,” the Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) has honored the law school with the 2014 ATJ Law School Commitment to Service Award. Since 1947, nearly 20 years

H. O. Robertson exhibit opens at Meadows Museum

This fall, the Meadows Museum, along with the Bywaters Special Collections at the Hamon Arts Library, will celebrate a generous gift containing over two-dozen works by the artist H. O. Robertson. Given by members of the artist’s family, the works include

SMU TollTag available from North Texas Tollway Authority

SMU fans can now display Mustang spirit wherever they go with an SMU-branded TollTag from the North Texas Tollway Authority. Emblazoned with the University’s spirited pony mascot, Peruna, and traditional SMU red and blue colors, the limited edition TollTag can

SMU study will teach algebra with student-authored stories

Can students learn algebra from Instagram and video games? SMU teaching researcher Candace Walkington thinks so. Walkington’s new study, funded by the National Academy of Education, will test that idea. The new study asks pre-algebra students to author their own algebra stories

Department of Anthropology celebrates Golden Jubilee

In fall 1964, professors Fred Wendorf and Ron Wetherington brought the discipline of anthropology to SMU. This year, the University celebrates the Department of Anthropology’s Golden Jubilee. Today, the department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees focusing

SMU honors distinguished alumni and emerging leader

Philanthropic, civic and business leaders will receive SMU’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates, during a campus ceremony in November. The 2014 Distinguished Alumni are educational leader Mary Brinegar ’69, investment banker Frank M.

Meadows Museum presents major survey of Goya prints

The Meadows Museum announces its fall exhibition, Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention. On view through March 1, 2015, the exhibition launches the Meadows’ 50th anniversary year by presenting the entirety of the Museum’s holdings of printed works by Francisco

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